LUMEDX Receives ACC-NCDR CARE Registry Vendor Certification


September 11, 2008

September 11, 2008 - The American College of Cardiology (ACC) has certified LUMEDX an ACC-NCDR CARE Registry software vendor, making LUMEDX the first vendor certified for carotid stent procedures.

LUMEDX's Export to CARE Registry solution is the latest in a suite of software applications developed to address the growing need for impeccable, accessible vascular data, streamlined clinical workflows and superior data management.

The new ACC-NCDR CARE Registry collects data for carotid artery revascularization and endarterectomy procedures, and meets Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) data collection requirements for carotid stenting.

LUMEDX's Export to CARE Registry software enables simple, straightforward data capture and submission by helping hospitals automate the processes. LUMEDX software enables hospitals to:

- Capture data at the point of care

- Submit automatically to the ACC

- Track additional data elements

- Run reports internally

- Review program performance

- Take an active role in improving outcomes

The Export to CARE Registry is part of the Apollo Advance Peripheral Vascular Invasive (PVI) Module, enabling clinics to extend their scope and collect additional data for years of patient follow-up, internal benchmarking, outcomes improvement and clinical research.

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